New Pharmacy Benefit: Home Blood Pressure Monitors
New Pharmacy Benefit, Effective May 1, 2021
Automatic/Digital Home Blood Pressure Monitors
Effective May 1, 2021, Home Blood Pressure Monitors are a CenCal Health covered Pharmacy Benefit with a valid prescription sent to a contracted retail pharmacy. The valid prescription shall be sent to the member's retail pharmacy for fulfillment.
CenCal Health's Home Blood Pressure Monitor benefit includes:
One home blood pressure monitor every 5-years with a valid prescription from a provider
For a complete list of Home Blood Pressure Monitors/NDCs available on the CenCal Health Formulary, please click here.
For any questions regarding the Home Blood Pressure Monitor benefit, please contact the CenCal Health Pharmacy Department at (805) 562-1080
**Medi-Cal Rx Transition has been delayed by DHCS until further notice
The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is delaying the planned Go-Live date of April 1, 2021, for Medi-Cal Rx.
DHCS anticipates providing further information in May. Please note that DHCS will be working to update and/or remove, as applicable, provider guidance and associated Medi-Cal Rx provider bulletins/Newsflash articles in the coming weeks to reflect this change.
Please review the update from Medi-Cal Rx here for additional information.
You may also want to visit the Medi-Cal Rx Communications page for any upcoming bulletins and news.